Drew Schneier


Recent blog posts written by Drew Schneier

American Idol: PADI AmbassaDiver Dives the 50 States

American Idol: PADI AmbassaDiver Dives the 50 States

20 April, 2016 at 7:31 am Comments are Disabled

Jennifer Idol is an underwater photographer, PADI Instructor, author of An American Immersion, designer and explorer. You can follow her through social media and her site The Underwater Designer. Stay tuned for future posts on our blog where Jennifer will be sharing more dive adventures as PADI’s latest AmbassaDiver™. I […]

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From the Ocean Floor to Outer Space

From the Ocean Floor to Outer Space

13 April, 2016 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

Abby Harrison dreams big. 140 million miles big. That’s the average distance between Earth and Mars, a distance 18-year-old Abby (also known as Astronaut Abby) aims to one day traverse as the first astronaut to Mars. Currently attending Wellesly College and working her way toward becoming a NASA astronaut, Abby […]

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Visit PADI at Blue Wild Ocean Adventure Expo 2016

Visit PADI at Blue Wild Ocean Adventure Expo 2016

7 April, 2016 at 8:41 am Comments are Disabled

  Join PADI® staff members at the Blue Wild Ocean Adventure Expo in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA from 23-24 April 2016. This event promises an exciting mix of seminars, workshops and a Saturday night Blue Wild Party – all in addition to an exhibition floor showcasing the latest dive gear, […]

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PADI AmbassaDiver Liz Parkinson on Freediving, Sharks, and Women’s Dive Day

PADI AmbassaDiver Liz Parkinson on Freediving, Sharks, and Women’s Dive Day

5 April, 2016 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

A PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer and Advanced Freediver Instructor, Liz Parkinson uses her affinity for the aquatic realm and her love of freediving to advocate for ocean conservation and shark protection – and to inspire women around the world to do the same. With PADI Women’s Dive Day™ coming up […]

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PADI President/CEO Drew Richardson Honored with Diver of the Year Award

PADI President/CEO Drew Richardson Honored with Diver of the Year Award

25 March, 2016 at 2:58 pm Comments are Disabled

We’re thrilled to announce that Drew Richardson, our very own President and CEO, has been named the 2016 Diver of the Year by Beneath the Sea. The Diver of the Year Award honors individuals whose presence in the industry have made significant and lasting contributions to the past, present and […]

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Transformational Scuba

Transformational Scuba

22 March, 2016 at 8:44 am Comments are Disabled

Guest post by Jill Heinerth In my predictable middle-class family, dinners were normally shared around the table and television viewing was limited, with strict parental supervision. But, every Sunday night we were permitted to eat in the family room and watch Jacques Cousteau don slick rubber neoprene, and descend into a […]

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